World Politics: International Politics on the World Stage, Brief, 4/e
John T. Rourke,
University of Connecticut - Storrs Mark A. Boyer,
University of Connecticut - Storrs
The Evolution of World Politics
Systems of Political Power
An international system of world politics assumes that the world consists of more than just individual countries and that there must, of necessity, be an interplay among the forces in the world. The distribution of power has evolved over time.